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About Jesse Borek - RotoBaller

Jesse Borek - RotoBaller has written 2770 articles so far, you can find them below.

Malik Beasley Ruled Out For Tuesday’s Game

Denver Nuggets shooting guard Malik Beasley will be sidelined for Tuesday’s contest against the Atlanta Hawks due to an illness. Beasley, who has seen his minutes crater over the team’s previous two contests, has not followed up his breakout campaign with any notable fantasy efforts during the 2019-20 campaign. His absence doesn’t immediately lend credence... Read More

3 weeks ago

Grayson Allen Not Likely To Make Return Wednesday

Memphis Grizzlies point/shooting guard Grayson Allen is still dealing with the effects of a sore left ankle and is unlikely to participate Wednesday versus the Charlotte Hornets. Allen, who has earned a doubtful designation, has missed each of his team’s previous five games. In his first season with the Grizzlies, the second-year guard has averaged... Read More

3 weeks ago

Shabazz Napier, Jordan Bell Both Doubtful For Wednesday

Minnesota Timberwolves point/shooting guard Shabazz Napier and power forward/center Jordan Bell are both unlikely to participate in Wednesday’s contest versus the San Antonio Spurs with each man earning a doubtful designation. Both have missed Minnesota’s past four games, as Napier deals with a strained right hamstring and Bell battles a strained right shoulder. With fellow... Read More

3 weeks ago

Daniel Theis Unlikely To Play Wednesday Due To Injury

Boston Celtics power forward/center Daniel Theis has been tagged as doubtful to participate in Wednesday’s game against the Washington Wizards due to a sprained pinky finger on his right hand. Without Theis in the mix, Enes Kanter can be expected to pick up the slack, although Robert Williams will also likely absorb some minutes. Theis... Read More

3 weeks ago

Jeff Teague Has Status Up In Air For Wednesday’s Game

Minnesota Timberwolves point guard Jeff Teague has missed each of his team’s previous four games due to an illness and he is in danger of missing his fifth straight Wednesday versus the San Antonio Spurs. Teague has officially been given a questionable designation, with Jarrett Culver set to continue to fill in should the team’s... Read More

3 weeks ago

Paul George Officially Tagged As Questionable For Wednesday

Los Angeles Clippers small/power forward Paul George could potentially make his season debut during Wednesday’s contest against the Houston Rockets, where he is tagged as questionable due to the shoulder ailments that have kept him out to this point in 2019-20. It’s unlikely that Los Angeles would clear George to play and not give him... Read More

3 weeks ago

Trey Burke Ruled Out For Tuesday’s Contest

Philadelphia 76ers point guard Trey Burke will miss Tuesday’s game against the Cleveland Cavaliers due to left calf tightness. Burke, who is celebrating his 27th birthday Tuesday, has found a role over the past two games as a member of the Sixers’ reserve group, although how long that lasts with Ben Simmons back in the... Read More

3 weeks ago

Shake Milton Cleared To Make Return For Tuesday’s Game

Philadelphia 76ers point/shooting guard Shake Milton had previously been ruled out for Tuesday’s contest against the Cleveland Cavaliers, but has now been given the green light to take the court for the first time since Oct. 28. Without Trey Burke available off the bench, Milton will likely see some run, although coming off a six-game... Read More

3 weeks ago

Tyler Herro To Miss Tuesday’s Contest

Miami Heat shooting guard Tyler Herro will sit out Tuesday’s game against the Detroit Pistons due to a sprained left ankle. Herro will be missing the first professional contest of his career, paving the way for Kendrick Nunn and Goran Dragic to see increased minutes in the backcourt, which should make them highly desirable DFS... Read More

3 weeks ago

Mike Conley Drills Five Triples In Victory

Utah Jazz point guard Mike Conley knocked down five three-pointers for the second consecutive game during Monday’s win over the Golden State Warriors. Conley, who has had a painfully slow start to the season offensively, compiled 22 points and seven assists during the victory. His first 10 contests have put him on pace for career... Read More

3 weeks ago

Draymond Green Logs 22 Minutes In Return To Action

Golden State Warriors power forward Draymond Green took the floor during Monday’s loss to the Utah Jazz and played 22 minutes following a five-game absence. Green finished with four points, seven rebounds and four assists, going 2-for-7 from the field overall, including 0-for-4 from long range. The three-time All-Star will presumably have a larger offensive... Read More

3 weeks ago

D'Angelo Russell Continues Scoring Barrage In Defeat

Golden State Warriors point/shooting guard D'Angelo Russell opened Monday’s contest against the Utah Jazz scorching hot, compiling 16 points in the first eight minutes. He would finish with 33 points, giving him his fourth consecutive outing with at least 30 points scored. Russell got up 25 shots, 13 of which found the bottom of the... Read More

3 weeks ago

Donovan Mitchell Knocks Down Season-High Five Triples

Utah Jazz shooting guard Donovan Mitchell put together a strong 23-point outing during Monday’s win over the Golden State Warriors, knocking down a season-best five three-pointers, while adding eight rebounds and six assists to his stat line. The third-year guard has opened the 2019-20 campaign scorching hot from the field, having knocked down 45.5 percent... Read More

3 weeks ago

Rudy Gobert Pours In Season-High 25 Points During Win

Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert continued to rebound the ball at an elite rate during Monday’s victory over the Golden State Warriors, but in addition, he was nearly flawless from the field en route to a 25-point effort. Gobert, who snatched 14 rebounds, shot 11-for-12 and added two blocks for good measure. If there are... Read More

4 weeks ago

Ja Morant Scuffles Mightily From Field During Win

Memphis Grizzlies point guard JA Morant returned to the lineup for Monday’s victory against the San Antonio Spurs following a one-game absence and struggled to put the ball in the basket. Morant, who went 3-for-13 from the field in his last outing, went 2-for-12 against the Spurs, compiling just nine points across 25 minutes. He... Read More

4 weeks ago

LaMarcus Aldridge Notches Team-High 19 Points

San Antonio Spurs power forward/center LaMarcus Aldridge was once again quiet on the glass during Monday’s loss to the Memphis Grizzlies, although he did lead the team in scoring with 19 points on 8-for-15 shooting. Aldridge’s early season rebounding numbers have been harrowing, having accrued just 6.1 per game across his first 10 contests, which... Read More

4 weeks ago

Dillon Brooks Collects 21 Points During Victory

Memphis Grizzlies small forward Dillon Brooks got back on the right track offensively during Monday’s win over the San Antonio Spurs, posting a 21-point showing on 8-for-17 shooting. Brooks had a stretch of three consecutive games scoring in double figures to kick off November before rough showings his last two times out. On top of... Read More

4 weeks ago

Jonas Valanciunas Drops Season-High 18 Points In Double-Double

Memphis Grizzlies center Jonas Valanciunas had his best offensive outing of the season to date during Monday’s win over the San Antonio Spurs. Valanciunas parlayed a 9-for-12 effort from the field into a season-best 18-point effort, which when combined with his 12 rebounds, gave him his sixth double-double of the year. Memphis’ big man has... Read More

4 weeks ago

Jaren Jackson Jr. Drills Four Threes During 24-Point Effort

Memphis Grizzlies power forward/center Jaren Jackson Jr. dropped a season-best 24 points during Monday’s victory over the San Antonio Spurs, tying his career high with four triples in the process. After a knee ailment derailed Jackson for a stretch earlier in the year, he appears back to the trajectory that he found himself on during... Read More

4 weeks ago

DraftKings Daily Fantasy Basketball Picks (11/11/19): NBA DFS Lineups

Navigating a six-game slate such as Monday's requires not just a reliance on the same stars, but a deeper dig into who could vastly exceed value in order to balance out the star power that a large number of lineups will boast. Today, we take a peek at some players who won't break the bank,... Read More

4 weeks ago

PJ Washington Continues Staggering Consistency

Charlotte Hornets rookie power forward PJ Washington has been thrust into his team’s starting five from Day 1 of the 2019-20 season and has looked the part. On Sunday, he added a 15-point performance to his resume, knocking down three triples, in addition to snatching four rebounds and four steals. Per DraftKings’ scoring, Washington has... Read More

4 weeks ago

Furkan Korkmaz Tallies 17 Points Off Bench

Philadelphia 76ers shooting guard/small forward Furkan Korkmaz continues to be instant offense as a reserve for his team, collecting 17 points on 7-for-14 shooting during Sunday’s win over the Charlotte Hornets. Korkmaz has now scored in double digits in five of his past six games, having hit multiple threes in all of those outings. He... Read More

4 weeks ago

Cody Zeller Logs Game-High 24 Points In Defeat

Charlotte Hornets center Cody Zeller collected a season-best 24 points across 27 minutes during Sunday’s loss to the Philadelphia 76ers. Zeller, who has kicked off 2019-20 as if it will be a breakout year for the 27-year-old, also added seven rebounds while shooting 10-for-13 from the floor overall. Never known as a three-point marksman, Zeller... Read More

4 weeks ago

Devonte' Graham Delivers Another Double-Double Off Bench

Charlotte Hornets point/shooting guard Devonte' Graham is making his early season case for NBA Sixth Man of the Year honors loud and clear. During Sunday’s loss to the Philadelphia 76ers, Graham notched his second consecutive double-double across 34 minutes, finishing with 19 points on 6-for-15 shooting overall, including 4-for-8 from long range, while also dishing... Read More

4 weeks ago

Joel Embiid Notches Team-High 18 Points During Win

Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid may not have put together an eye-popping outing during Sunday’s victory over the Charlotte Hornets, but he did play 29 efficient minutes of basketball. Embiid finished with 18 points, nine rebounds, three assists, two steals and two blocks to pace his club. This outing came on the heels of an... Read More

4 weeks ago

Paul Millsap Logs First Double-Double Of Year In Win

Denver Nuggets power forward Paul Millsap logged 35 minutes for the second consecutive game, aiding him as notched his first double-double of the 2019-20 season during the team’s overtime win against the Minnesota Timberwolves on Sunday. Millsap shot 4-for-9 from the field, but made all six of his free throws en route to a 14-point,... Read More

4 weeks ago

Will Barton Collects Double-Double During Overtime Win

Denver Nuggets shooting guard/small forward Will Barton was all over the court during his 38 minutes of action Sunday versus the Minnesota Timberwolves, compiling 13 points, 12 rebounds, five assists and two steals, in addition to his three three-pointers made. For Barton, it was his third double-double in his last four games, a marked shift... Read More

4 weeks ago

Karl-Anthony Towns Fires Up Career-High 14 Three-Point Shots

Minnesota Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns capped his team’s 16-0 run at the end of regulation to force overtime against Denver on Sunday by drilling a three. The story of Towns’ massive outing was the 14 triples that he attempted, setting a new career high. The big man has wholly embraced the three-point shot early on... Read More

4 weeks ago

Andrew Wiggins Continues To Pour In Points In Defeat

Minnesota Timberwolves shooting guard/small forward Andrew Wiggins posted his fourth consecutive outing with at least 25 points during Saturday’s overtime loss to the Denver Nuggets. Wiggins’ offensive output has jumped exponentially while Jeff Teague (illness) and Shabazz Napier (hamstring) have been unavailable, as the sixth-year wing finished 10-for-22 from the floor en route to his... Read More

4 weeks ago

Nikola Jokic Knocks Down Game-Winner In Overtime

Denver Nuggets center Nikola Jokic did not have the gaudiest of stat lines during Sunday’s win over the Minnesota Timberwolves, but he found the bottom of the net when it counted most in the waning seconds. Jokic, who finished with 20 points, hit the game-winner on a fadeaway jumper that sealed his 9-for-23 shooting performance.... Read More

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